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A Virtual STEM Field Trip to Lockheed Martin’s Famous Skunk Works®

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High school students with an interest in science, technology, math and engineering (STEM) are invited on a virtual field trip to Lockheed Martin’s top-secret Skunk Works® next month. Students will meet “skunks” who are pioneering innovative technologies that are changing the future of flight and get a behind-the-scenes look at the exciting work a STEM career can offer.

The JetBlue Foundation Celebrates National STEM Day by Awarding Grants to Power STEM Initiatives in Puerto Rico

JetBlue Foundation provides $135,000 in grants to Ciencia Puerto Rico, EcoExploratorio, Inter American University of Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rico Aviation Maintenance Institute
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, November 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced the JetBlue Foundation has awarded $135,000 in grants to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education programs in Puerto Rico to aid in long-term post-hurricane recovery. Grants of varying amounts were provided to organizations that are investing in the island’s future and placing aviation and STEM top-of-mind as career choices for students.

VIDEO | Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019 Now Open to Applicants

How can your innovative technology solution solve the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems?
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Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, we seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive – in our increasingly digital economy.

With the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital technologies connecting more devices and data than ever before, good ideas now have the ability to make a difference more quickly than ever before – and we’re here to help.

Hormel Heroes Scholarship Recipients Announced

Scholarships support students with military backgrounds pursuing careers in culinary arts or a foodservice management related program
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AUSTIN, Minn., November 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the recipients of this year’s $10,000 Hormel Heroes Scholarships. The Hormel Heroes Scholarship Program was created by Hormel Foods to support students with military backgrounds pursuing degrees in culinary arts or a foodservice management related program and is administered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).

Boeing Announces Nearly a Quarter-Billion Dollars in Corporate Giving in 2018

Includes more than $55 million in new grants to support charitable partners
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  • Includes more than $55 million in new grants to support charitable partners
  • Grant dollars will fund programs in 2019 and beyond
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  • Includes more than $55 million in new grants to support charitable partners
  • Grant dollars will fund programs in 2019 and beyond

JetBlue and Princess Awesome Encourage Girls’ Interest in STEM with New Aviation-Themed Fashion Collection

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NEW YORK, November 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced a collaboration with Princess Awesome, a clothing company whose mission is to give girls options that reflect their full range of interests. Princess Awesome teamed up with JetBlue for the special aviation-themed “Airplanes Collection,” featuring blue jets as the focal point of the line. This capsule collection highlights both JetBlue’s and Princess Awesome’s commitment to providing access for girls to pursue interests in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Bringing Sustainability to the Classroom: Gildan’s “Young Sustainability Leaders” Program to Help Raise a Generation of Social & Environmental Entrepreneurs

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Starting in the fall of 2018, Gildan launches its “Young Sustainability Leaders” program to inspire and empower students to be the next generation of social and environmental entrepreneurs. Gildan is proud to support organizations that are promoting the knowledge, tools and motivation to spark the powerful impact youth can have in creating a better future.

In the Mountains of China and Ethiopia Lies a Joint Future

Mekelle University, Kunming Institute of Botany and the World Agroforestry Centre are sharing knowledge and opportunities for sustainable mountain development.
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On 12 October 2018, a delegation of scholars and academic leaders from Ethiopia’s Mekelle University arrived at the Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yunnan Province, China.

Their visit was part of a broader effort on behalf of the Institute and the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) to expand their Mountain Futures Initiative to other montane communities and research centres.

SCS and SmartCert to Host FSC Trainings for Prospective Auditors and Certificate Holders

FSC Forest Management, FSC Chain of Custody, and ISO 19011
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SCS Global Services and SmartCert are hosting a Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) training event in early December in Montreal. The training is for potential auditors, as well as stakeholders, certificate holders, or prospective certificate holders looking to strengthen their knowledge about FSC Forest Management, FSC Chain of Custody, and the principles of auditing from ISO 19011.

Training will be presented in French.

Tools to Power Small Business Lending

From Moody's 2017 CSR Report
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Information and education are the keys to unlocking credit, which is essential to helping small businesses achieve success. At Moody’s, we’re creating greater economic opportunities for small businesses through tools and analytics that make financial information more transparent and actionable.

MARQ and CashFlowTool.com

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